New Year's Resolution: Planned Gift for USNI
For most people, the start of a new year is a time for reflecting and planning. We think back on the previous year's events—complete with its trials and triumphs. Then we begin to set goals for the coming months—be they personal, financial, or career-related. Each year, millions resolve to do things like losing a few pounds, quitting smoking, finding a new job, or spending more time with loved ones. If you are among those still tweaking your resolution list, consider adding what may be the most vital task of all—creating or updating your will.
No matter your marital or financial status, professional advisers agree that a will is probably the most important legal document you can own. It is also easier to acquire than most people believe it to be. A will provides a sense of comfort and clarity for your family members, and it ensures that your final wishes will be carried out. Above all, it is simply a smart thing to do.